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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Sharpness, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Sharpness area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Sharpness which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Sharpness has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO670020 (Lat/Lon: 51.715706, -2.479088), Sharpness which are provided by:


  • Gloucester Docks and the Sharpness Canal - Past, Present and Future. A really great site which provides a wealth of material on the docks; also includes a Family History section, listing records that researchers with ancestral connections in 'dockland' and with shipping may find useful.